Accra, Sept. 17,
GNA – The Print Innovation, a Christian print and publishing company in Accra,
has held its annual conference with a call on individuals to write their life
experiences and publish them into books.
The conference on
the theme: “Becoming a Best Selling Author,” was to inform and educate the
public on the processes of publishing, address misconceptions, empower people
to start the business of writing and to highlight the new trend in the
Mr Daniel Annan,
the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Print Innovation, the lead publishing
consultant with 10 years working experience in an interview with the Ghana News
Agency said there is the need for people to share their life experiences by
writing and publishing them into books.
He said such acts
would help the present and future generations to appreciate the experiences and
learn from them, adding: “Everyone should write to pass on their ideas to
Mr Annan said there
are people who have a lot of experiences to write about but do not know how to
go about it,” saying: “This conference will empower such people to initiate the
act of writing and if for one reason one cannot write, there are always
professionals to write on our behalf based on our ideas.”
He said though it
has been an annual conference, there were plans afoot to hold intermittent
regional conferences and workshops to educate the people to take initiative in
writing life experiences.
“We have also plans
to take the event to schools where the company will partner with reading clubs
and interest groups to help them develop the culture and passion for writing,”
The CEO advised the
youth of today to use the social media to their advantage, avoid cutting
corners in life and be ready to learn in attempt to achieve their God-given
Mr Annan said the
doors of the company are opened to anybody with the intention of writing or
publishing any book of their choice.
Other speakers on
the day were editorial consultants; Mr Duke Mensah, a Founding Partner of
Mahogany Consults; Mrs Baaba Cofie, CEO of Virtue Impact Nations; Mr Michael
Quansah and Pastor Kwaku Osei Twumasi.
Some of the topics
treated included Developing Effective Writing Skills, The Publishing Process,
Book Funding, Book Selling, Organizing An Effective Book Launch and Digital
A book on
publishing, authored by Mr Daniel Annan entitled: “Innovative Secrets To
Publishing Your Dream Book” was launched.